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My ’12 from 2015′ list sort of thing …

Another year has zipped by so fast it almost feels premature to have an ‘end of 2015’ list; but looking back now so many old friends only seemed to make an appearance over these last twelve months. So here goes, in … Continue reading

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Idlewild, Birmingham and London Roundhouse

Ever since that last show at the dubious Garage in London, I have had a steadily growing Idlewild shaped hole to deal with. Just to be perverse the hope of a new album and live dates carried with it equal quantities … Continue reading

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Idlewild – The Garage, London

Idlewild Web /FB/Myspace/@IdlewildtheBand Fatherson Web /FB/ Myspace/Big Cartel Last gig of the year, most likely, and this time it is Idlewild in the hot, sweaty and gritty (you know what that aphorism means) Garage in Islington, accompanied by the Lad. This … Continue reading

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Idlewild Wolverhampton

Almost goes without saying that its a bit of a schlep up to Brum or Wolverhampton at the end of the day for a gig, but needs must. Deeply irked that I missed both the Bristol and Gloucester Idlewild shows … Continue reading

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Idlewild – Birmingham Academy

The Lad, Mr International Decorator Supremo and I lined up a little forlornly outside the new Birmingham Academy with another couple of dozen people to see the perennially wonderful Idlewild. Alongside us were 2000 of Birmingham finest 15 year olds … Continue reading

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The Twilight Sad – Forget the Night Ahead

The second full length offering from the Twilight Sad sees them, if anything, darker and more unsettled than on Fourteen Autumns and Fifteen Winters or the intervening EP’s. Titles like I Became a Prostitute, The Neighbours Can’t Breathe are testament … Continue reading

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Idlewild – Post Electric Blues

This has been a bit of a marathon new music week, and the third new CD to plop through the letterbox was the oh-so eagerly awaited new Idlewild offering. Having fallen out with, walked away from, or somesuch, their last … Continue reading

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